Feb 04, 2015 11:19am

Rural EMS faces its own emergency

Most Recent Blog Posts

Affordable housing provides a strong foundation for a community's health, well-being and especially its children

Buena Park, Calif. Councilwoman Virginia Vaughn advocates housing's importance in strengthening communities, especially through its children....More

Sidestepping stormwater: The newest approach to managing urban stormwater is mitigating it1

Natural resource consultant John Buck describes ways of using soil science technology to mitigate stormwater in urban areas....More
Apr 13, 2016

How the Midwest could become be the epicenter for IoT

Illinois Technology Association CEO Fred Hoch explains the ITA's roadmap for driving the advancement of IoT technology, policy and industry in the....More

How local governments can use data centers to better protect critical data

With budgets constrained, government officials are continually on the lookout for innovative and cost-effective ways to protect critical data while....More

Getting the most from data analytics projects: How cities can handle the data challenge

Oftentimes CIOs of municipal and county governments are overwhelmed by the groundbreaking potential of big data within their cities. They are....More

Bridging the mobility gap

Joseph Kopser, co-founder and CEO of RideScout, discusses the mobility limitations that affect healthcare, after-school programs and economic....More

Five keys to protecting government facilities

Stephen Plotner, principal cost engineer at RSMeans, shares five best practices for facility safety....More

Digital strategies allow government traffic sign shops to do more with less

Local and state department of transportation (DOT) sign departments have an array of options, including electronic recordkeeping (ERK), electronic....More

Broadband funding: If you build a vision, it will come

With a creative orientation to broadband planning, government agencies create an incredible vision that a lot of people and organizations will....More

SaaS technology: Put the 'intelligence' back in business intelligence

By 2018, the cloud-based BI market is projected to increase by 31 percent, partly because organizations everywhere need affordable solutions — not....More

Reflecting forward in New Orleans with resiliency thinking

Janice Barnes, principal and global discipline leader for Planning and Strategies, reflects on the impact of Hurricane Katrina and how the New....More

Autonomous vehicles: Cities must prepare for new mobility

Companies like Google have already introduced driverless vehicles, so planning discussions are needed, so that, when the time comes, governments are....More

Secrets to local government procurement success

Government relations expert Hedy Ayers explores procurement solutions that can add efficiency and money savings for local governments....More

Automotive Technology: The good, the bad and the safe

Technological advances have helped and hurt driving habits. Attorney Steve Heisler offers the good, the bad and the safe concerning automotive....More

Increasing emergency communications systems awareness: 7 steps to enhance enrollment via social media

Public alerting systems provide critical information and help emergency management coordinate evacuation of storm-impacted areas. These community-....More
Contributors

Derek Prall

Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008 graduate of Furman University...

Erin Greer

While most journalism graduates would jump at a chance to chase down the latest story, Erin Greer ran, screaming, from the opportunity. A long-time performer and PR professional, Erin was used to...
What's Viewpoints?

It features the Editor's Viewpoints and contributed commentaries.

Blog Archive

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×